LibriVox recording of The Phantom of the Opera, by Gaston Leroux. Read by a full cast. Over the years, strange things have been happening at the Paris Opéra House. The new owners, M. Moncharmin and M. Richard don't know what to do about the mysterious "Opera Ghost" demanding money, nor the tragic death of the chief scene-shifter. Now the young Soprano, Christine Daae, has been kidnapped and her lover, the Vicomte de Chagny, is going mad. The opera house is falling to pieces. Could... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: ibrivox, literature, audiobook, dramatic reading, phantom of the opera, leroux Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Lux Radio Theater presents the Walt Disney classic, Peter Pan, a story about the adventures of three London children who are taken to the far away place of Never Never Land by a magical boy called Peter Pan, where they encounter the dangerous Captain Hook, an enemy of Peters'. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Lux Radio Theater, Walt Disney, Fantasy, Old Time Radio, OTR
33 radio recordings of RKO's The Shadow, recorded as main character by Orson Welles between 1937 and 1938 It doesn't happen that often that a cultural icon plays a \"genre\" role, and in the 1930's it probably happened even less. But before a certain well-documented Martian Invasion rocketed him to fame and a contract with RKO, a 22 year-old Orson Welles funded his theatrical productions with radio work, including a year on the Mutual Network's now-legendary \"superhero\"... ( 7 reviews ) Topics: orson, welles, radio, rko, shadow, 1937, 1938
THE WHISTLER You're walking alone on the street at night, but then you hear another set of footsteps and a haunting tune being whistled by an unseen stranger. Fritz Lang used an similar premise in his 1930s German movie with Peter Lorre playing M, a psychopathic murderer of children. But the American radio series was even creepier. The unseen Whistler didn't kill anyone (that we know of), but he certainly loved watching murders take place, narrating them for us, and chuckling at the suffering... ( 4 reviews ) Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, Old Time Radio, OTRR Single Episodes, The Whistler,...
Our Miss Brooks began as a radio series in 1948 and migrated to television in 1952 and soon became one of the first hits of the so-called "Golden Age of Television", and making famous Eve Arden (1908-1990) as Comely, a wisecracking, but humane high school English teacher Connie Brooks. (Sourced Our Miss Brooks - Free OTR Shows ) UPDATE: 190 more episodes added. Click Here ( 15 reviews ) Topics: Our Miss Brooks, Old Time Radio, OTR Source: Old Time Radio
My Favorite Husband began as a radio sitcom on CBS Radio. The show starred Lucille Ball and Richard Denning as Liz and George Cooper (Liz and George Cugat in early episodes). The couple lived at 321 Bundy Drive in the ficticious city of Sheridan Falls, and were billed as "two people who live together and like it." The main sponsor was Jell-O, and an average of 3 "plugs" for Jell-O were made in each episode. The program ran from 1948 through 1951, throughout which 124... ( 10 reviews )
(143 Episodes) Update: ** Episode information added to all uploads prior to Jan 05, 2011 JACK BENNY (Feb 14, 1894 – Dec 26, 1974) Jack Benny, born Benjamin Kubelsky, was an American comedian, vaudevillian, radio, television, and film actor. Widely recognized as one of the leading American entertainers of the 20th century, Benny played the role of the comic penny-pinching miser, insisting on remaining 39 years old on stage despite his actual age, and often (although an accomplished violinist)... ( 14 reviews ) Topics: Old Time Radio Comedy, OTR Sitcom, The Jack Benny Show, Rochester. Jello
YOURS TRULY, JOHNNY DOLLAR For over twelve years, from 1949 through 1962 (including a one year hiatus in 1954-1955), this series recounted the cases "the man with the action-packed expense account, America’s fabulous freelance insurance investigator, Johnny Dollar". Johnny was an accomplished 'padder' of his expense account. The name of the show derives from the fact that he closed each show by totaling his expense account, and signing it "End of report... Yours Truly,... ( 17 reviews ) Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, Old Time Radio, OTRR Single Episodes, Yours Truly, Johnny...